Meat Free Week Recipes

18 Mar

EASY CREAMY MUSHROOM SOUP

champignon soup

Today is the start of Meat Free Week and as promised I will be sharing some of my favourite vegetarian recipes throughout the week. Yesterday I was lucky enough to find a huge bag of button mushrooms at the local market for $3 and decided that some creamy mushroom soup was in order. This recipe is easy to make and freezes well for around a fortnight.

What you will Need:
1 kg button mushrooms, peeled and sliced
2 tablespoons butter
2 cups thickened cream
4 cups vegetable stock
2 teaspoons garlic powder

champignon soup

What to do:
In a large saucepan sauté your mushrooms in the butter and sprinkle with the garlic powder. Turn down the heat an gradually add in the thickened cream, stirring constantly to reduce the risk of curdling. Pour in your vegetable stock 1/2 a cup at a time whilst stirring. Simmer for around 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove your saucepan from the heat and puree using an immersion blender or food processor. Season as required and serve. Serves 8.

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6 Responses to “Meat Free Week Recipes”

  1. Mushrooms Canada March 19, 2013 at 1:55 am #

    What a beautiful soup! It looks so light and creamy…thanks for sharing!

    -Shannon

  2. Rosie @ Blueberry Kitchen March 19, 2013 at 4:19 am #

    Yum, your soup looks so delicious and I love the sound of the simple recipe!

  3. Emma March 21, 2013 at 7:00 pm #

    Yummy, I’ll be trying this one for sure!! Great blog by the way, I followed you on pinterest, keep up the great work!! :) x

    http://www.elinspired.etsy.com

    • Becky K. March 22, 2013 at 9:35 am #

      Thanks Emma! Just scrolling through your store and you have some beautiful pieces :)

  4. Emma March 22, 2013 at 10:25 pm #

    Thank you so much! :)

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